Tentative Agenda TimeKey AgendaPerson-in-charge 08:00 – 09:00Registration 09:00 – 09:20About the Contest Mr. Tith Chandara, Project Coordinator 09:20 – 09:40 About the Themes What is sustainable development? UNDP Environmentalist 09:40 – 10:00Q&A 10:00 – 10:20Coffee Break 10:20 – 10:40 Photo Ethic and Photo Caption Mr. Ung Bun Y, Media Trainer 10:40 – 11:00Q&A End
About the Contest How sustainable development can be told through photograph? Photo-Story Contest on Sustainable Development is a photo competition in Cambodia organized by the Department of Media and Communication (DMC) with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The competition aims at marking the initiative of youth to youth on sustainable development and being a side-event as a road from Cambodia to the 2012 Earth Summit (Rio+20, Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil).
Significance Cambodian youth will understand, initiate, and share their social contents within the theme of Sustainable Development.
Objectives Raise awareness about Rio+20 key thematic areas and messages Encourage and engage youth in creating their own social contents reflecting their understanding and concerns of the identified thematic areas and messages Provide platform for learning and sharing understanding among youth on sustainable development.
Themes Sustainable Development Agriculture Climate Change Water Resource and Sanitation Tourism Sustainable Forest and Land Use Economic Growth and Development
Condition for Entry The entry must hold the copyrights to the contestant. The contestants must accept that participation in the contest constitutes agreement to allow their entries to be used by DMC and UNDP on RIO +20 for non-commercial promotional purposes (in publications, calendar, screensaver, websites, exhibitions, etc). Due credit will, of course, be given to the copyright-holder each time his/her entry is used.
Condition for Entry (Cont) Each entry must comprise of 4 photos with caption each and a 100-200 words synopsis reflecting the meaning of the whole story. The contestants must NOT submit entry, which has already been used elsewhere in whatever form. The contestants must NOT submit digitally manipulated or animated entry (e.g. composite image). The competition is open to Cambodians aged between 16 and 30 years old.
How to Submit Each entry (in one package) must NOT exceed 20 MB. (4 photos, one word document of caption and 100-200 words synopsis) Contestants may submit via firstname.lastname@example.org or drop us CD/DVD at the DMC.
Timeline DateActivities June 19, 2012Announcement (poster, application, Facebook page) July 11, 2012Deadline for orientation workshop registration July 13, 2012Official launch of the project and orientation workshop July 18, 2012Deadline for contestants registration July 20, 2012Eligibility Notification August 10, 2012Deadline for photo story entry August 17, 2012Shortlisted Notification August 20, 2012Workshop on blogging for shortlisted contestants August 25, 2012First exhibition and audience vote September 2, 2012Deadline for blog posts and publicity September 7, 2012Selection of three winners September 8, 2012Second Exhibition, Announcement of Winners and Awarding Ceremony
Judging Criteria Selection of 15 shortlisted contestants 40%Content (flow of story, relevance to theme) by UNDP expert 30%Photography techniques (angle, style, quality) by Independent photographer 20%Ethical Standardby DMC 10%Facebook Likesby Facebook fans (audiences)
Judging Criteria Selection of 3 best winners 40%Content (flow of story, relevance to theme) by UNDP expert 30%Blog activeness (number of visits, number of comments and number of blog posts) by DMC 20%Photography techniquesby Independent photographer 10%Facebook Likesby Facebook fans (audiences)
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